Definition of feoffee in English:
1A trustee invested with a freehold estate to hold in possession for a purpose.
- He became a legal advisor to Lord FitzWalter and later to his son, as well as a feoffee of the FitzWalter estates; he similarly served the Earl of Oxford, who had landed and commercial interests in Maldon.
- The feoffees' secretary, Campbell Higgins, said the market operator still owed an unspecified amount of money.
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